He, Raab and Gove are in the same order as last month – first, second and third. No other candidate reaches double figures.
Posts Tagged: Sir Graham Brady MP
There are no fewer than 11 candidates declared as we write, and at least eight others who might join the fray.
The Farnham Herald reports that the Foreign Secretary “announced his candidature to a packed audience at his ‘political update’ talk at the festival at 11am
Brady will not be supervising the leadership contest – which suggests he will be a candidate himself
Brandon Lewis has ruled himself out. The new Prime Minister should be chosen by the end of July.
The 1922 Committee Executive has already pointed her towards the exit door. It should now take her gently by the arm, and steer her through it as soon as possible.
The contest that returned Cameron took over six months. Parties in opposition have the luxuxy of time. Parties in government do not – especially this one.
The timetable for her departure as Conservative leader will be “agreed” after the Second Reading of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill.
ConHome’s survey. Our panel and the European elections. Three in five Tory members will still vote for the Brexit Party.
We have four hundred or so more responses than last month – and almost exactly the same result.
Steve Baker: What madness is this that a Conservative Prime Minister would rather negotiate with Corbyn than deliver on democracy?
All that passing May’s deal would do is lose the DUP, split the Party, boost Farage, and usher in an election. And the deal is bad in any event.
Stanley Johnson: Unplugging or unscrambling? Lamy, high priest of harmonisation, sets out a Brexit choice.
I see the former WTO director and Delors chef de Cabinet return to the unresolved debate about high or low alignment.
Instability versus inflexibility – and the case for changing the Conservative leadership challenge rules
The easiest course for 1922 Executive Committtee members to take is to put a decision off. Here’s why that should be avoided.
Next Tory Leader. Our Survey. Johnson dominates the table. He puts on ten points and leads by eighteen.
The pattern of results over many months suggests that the worse the position of the Conservatives, the better he does.
Our snap survey. A record total of seven out of ten Party members say that May should announce now that she will resign.
This finding comes from members of the same panel that backed her deal by 60 per cent to 36 per cent less than a week ago.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Tory MPs decide this is not the right evening to defenestrate the PM
But there was also a sense, outside the meeting of the 1922 Committee, that the revolution has only been postponed.
The EU asks: what do you want? But the Commons has said what it wants. Namely, the so-called Brady Amendment.